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FREE Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement Training Online Educational Modules

Four online courses were created to improve the accuracy and technique in blood pressure measurement and also to increase the use of self-measured blood pressure monitoring for individuals with hypertension or those who are hard to diagnose. These online course modules are available FREE of charge, can be taken anytime, are for healthcare professionals, are approximately 30 minutes in length, and provide 0.5 CEs for each module or 1.5 for the first three modules. CE’s are generated at the completion of each module. Only the SMBP module does not provide CE’s. For the online BP training modules we offer CME and CNE credits.

Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement (3 Modules)

Equipment Module
• Learn about the equipment used for accurate measurement of blood pressure

Technique Module
• This module walks you through the guideline recommended technique for taking accurate readings

Errors Module
• Learn about the adverse effects and the cumulative effects of common blood pressure measurement error

For more info and to access the training, go to http://bponline.mcdph.org/.